Pseudo Random News and Comment

You Are Naturally Short Housing I really like this view of housing. It’s easy to confuse yourself thinking about real estate and this perspective makes it simpler.

Go Ahead, Complain About Your Job on Facebook Or maybe not. They can still read it so if you aren’t willing to tell the management in person you probably shouldn’t tell them indirectly on Facebook either. Even if they can’t fire you, someone else can fail to hire you quite easily.

Ross Stores Soars 7% THE Woman’s shopping habits probably deserve a great deal of credit for this.

Spanish gang steals tonne of hashish at midnight on New Year’s Eve From a customs warehouse. Sounds like it might be repossession rather than theft to me.

FBI, Working With Banks, Chose Not To Inform Occupy Leadership Of Assassination Plot On Its Leaders [shaking head]

Eric Schmidt Is Going to North Korea Can always count on Schmidt for a privacy and freedom chilling quote.

The Paradox That Prevents Courts From Enforcing the Constitution [shakes head #2] But it is nice to see doing evil ages people so much.

Planets abound: Astronomers estimate that at least 100 billion planets populate the galaxy But not a single one of them will return our calls. It’s so insulting.

Smart pens to help control hand tremors This is a great idea. I gave up on trying to write legibly when I was on CNI’s due to tremors and loss of fine motor control.

Eating asparagus may prevent a hangover, study finds Can’t help but think of this scene in “Wolf”

When Rome fell civilization did decline Pollution settles the debate.

Intake of Farmed Atlantic Salmon Fed Soybean Oil Increases Insulin Resistance and Hepatic Lipid Accumulation in Mice You are what you eat is looking more apt all the time.

Natural Language Metaphors Covertly Influence Reasoning Some aspects of NLP continue to get some scientific backing.

Psychomotor Function in Chronic Daily Cannabis Smokers during Sustained Abstinence Even 3 weeks of abstinence won’t get a stoner back to par.

Keep Investing Simple  A great guide. #10 and #1 are a somewhat contradictory. Though ETF’s are not longer new they’ve expanded to include some pretty shaky “innovative” products now too.


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